chlorpyrifos [klawr-pir-uh-fos, klohr-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a broad-spectrum insecticide, C9H11Cl3NO3PS, used on lawns and ornamental plants.

Origin of chlorpyrifos chlor-2 + pyri(dine) + -fos, for phosphorus Examples from the Web for chlorpyrifos Contemporary Examples of chlorpyrifos

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